Former Minister of Water Resources, Sarah Ochekpe, received three months imprisonment by a Federal High Court in Plateau State over a money laundering case.
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission uncovered the crimes of Sarah Ochekpe and her accomplices and have them on trial since 2018 for money laundering of about N450 million. Following their rightful prosecution, the court sentenced them to three months imprisonment.
Sarah Ochekpe, who served under President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, received this court judgment alongside her accomplices Raymond Dabo and Leo-Sunday. While the former was the ex-party chairman of plateau state, the latter was Goodluck Jonathan’s Plateau State Campaign Coordinator.